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Tangled Fall Wreaths …

Mary Rose Feldman‘s ebook, “Tangled Wreath”, was the inspiration for the class at Icarus Creative Arts Studio this past weekend.  After reaching out to Mary Rose and gaining her approval to teach a “Tangled Wreath” class here in San Diego, six ladies gathered for…

Intro to Zentangle … Autumn

Recently I was invited to a friend’s home to share Zentangle with a group of ladies.  None had ever been introduced to Zentangle so I gave them their first class, Intro to Zentangle.  We completed the customary “Z” tile and all were surprised by…

“Diptych” Sunday …

Today’s class at Icarus Creative Arts was creating “Diptychs” … two-paneled art. Tile #1 was done on a Zendala and Tile #2 on a standard Zentangle tile. Both were folded in half so we could mirror our patterns on each side.  The patterns selected…

Dingsplatz! …

Today’s class at Icarus Creative Arts Studio featured “Dingsplatz”!  As Rick and Maria put it … imagine tossing a handful of patterns up in the air and letting them fall flat on the table – what do you get – a “dingsplat”! Our first…

Shall We “Cartouche”? ….

“Cartouche” traditionally a decorative frame surrounding an image or inspiration This technique was introduced by Zentangle earlier this year as part of their Project Pack Series.  I have to say, it is my favorite to date!  You can rediscover old treasures …. photographs, trinkets,…

“Four Corners” ….

June’s class at Icarus Creative Arts focused on “Four Corners”.  Each tangler had four tiles with the inner corners broken into five “rings”.  We had a list of fifteen patterns to be inserted into these rings.  I assigned each pattern a number and drew…

“Just Patterns” ….

This month’s class at Icarus Creative Arts Studio was all about learning new patterns.  Sometimes it’s good to just spend time learning new patterns to add to our libraries and future tiles.  I had so many ideas for what patterns to teach, I finally…

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